|N-Gage QD game deck starts shipping|
Posted: 26-May-2004 [Source: Nokia]
[The Nokia N-Gage QD game deck started shipping today in Europe, Africa, and Asia Pacific. The QD features advanced phone functionality with mobile multiplayer gaming capability.]
Nokia today announced that the latest addition to the N-Gage platform, the N-Gage QD game deck, started shipping today for markets in Europe, Africa and Asia Pacific. The N-Gage QD game deck brings consumers great mobile gaming in a compact package with a new ergonomic design and enhanced gaming features.
The N-Gage QD is a compact device with a hot-swappable multimedia (MMC) slot for instant gaming, longer battery life, improved gaming controls, brighter screen, powerful smartphone features and the new N-Gage Arena launcher application. Gamers will be able to play all of their favorite N-Gage titles, connect to the worldwide mobile gaming community over mobile networks via the N-Gage Arena as well as take part in close-range mobile multiplayer gaming via Bluetooth wireless technology.
Available in specialist game shops, as well as mobile operator outlets, the N-Gage QD game deck supports existing N-Gage game titles as well forthcoming N-Gage exclusive titles like Ashen, Pathway to Glory and Pocket Kingdom: Own The World, and blockbuster hits like The SimsTM Bustin' Out, Crash Nitro Kart and Tiger Woods PGA Tour 2004.
The new N-Gage Arena launcher makes accessing the N-Gage Arena even easier than before, with direct access to the N-Gage Arena community directly from the game deck. N-Gage Arena members can communicate with one another, download exclusive content, access rankings statistics, participate in events and activities, and more.
The N-Gage QD game deck also supports advanced smartphone features such as personal information management, XHTML browser, email and the possibility to download and install additional Series 60 applications.
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